OTTAWA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer free safe boating class at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center. The class is open to everyone age 11 and older. Students under age 16 should be accompanied
More than $16,500 of prizes total were given away Sunday in the 2023 Mendota Sweet Corn Festival 50/50 drawing.
The Mendota Sweet Corn Festival concluded its festivities Sunday with a parade and free sweet corn boil.
Assessments in Putnam County are at 32.93% of market value, based on sales of properties in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Last year’s equalization factor for Putnam County was 1.0000.
Illinois Valley Sunrise Rotary will begin accepting applications Tuesday, Aug. 15, for potential outbound students in the Long-Term Youth Exchange for the 2024-2025 academic year.
Illinois Valley Alzheimer’s Caring Friends Support Group to host Alzheimer’s Association speaker Aug. 21
The Illinois Valley Alzheimer’s Caring Friends Support Group is scheduled to meet 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the upper level of the Peru Public Library, 1409 11th St.
Here are the Putnam County property transfers for June of 2023.
A look at the La Salle-Peru, St. Bede, Princeton, Bureau Valley, Earlville, Amboy-LaMoille and Fieldcrest girls golf teams.
A 17-year-old Mendota driver was taken to the hospital for suspected minor injuries Thursday following a single-vehicle crash in the area of East Eighth Road and North 39th Road, just east of Triumph.
Peru soon will host a traveling memorial honoring Vietnam veterans.